Archives for “Manga”

No one knows how the manga market is going to shake out in the next few years, I think that much can be taken as ...


I was at Book Expo Canada a few weeks back and I intimated to a colleague that, for the first time in years, I couldn't ...


"Japan’s highly respected Nikkei financial news service is reporting that Kodansha has set up a U.S. subsidiary “to publish and sell translations of its Japanese ...


Dark Horse Comics' upcoming book reprints list, which is sent to retailers every Friday and which I referenced in my last post on the subject, ...


I was in New York a few months ago for the official opening of Kinokuniya's new store opposite Bryant Park. The guest of honour was ...


I was trying to refrain from armchair-quarterbacking the Tokyopop contraction because I think when people who do good work lose their jobs no amount of ...


Oh man, this is just appalling. From Lea Hernandez' journal comes word of Tokyopop's new contracts, in which they get you to give up all of ...


Alright, I totally need a little help here. I'm pretty up on the manga, I do my best to research the market, talk to fans, all ...


I'm just finishing up the monthly Previews order for the store, and noticed something a little peculiar. We ordered just-about as many volumes of Fruits ...


I hinted at it in some of my brief New York posts, but I thought I'd maybe blog a little more thoroughly about my conversation ...


Kazu Kibuishi signs the movie contract for his graphic novel Amulet. The movie has been optioned by Will Smith's production company. Kazu is pretty excited ...


Last week's wrap-up of Superman & The Golden Age Legion in Action Comics was really, surprisingly enjoyable and probably the best comic Geoff Johns has ...


I was out wandering the various Asian malls that make up Toronto and surrounding areas, and was reminded by this poster just how awesome Junko ...


On June 17th, Viz Media will release CAT-EYED BOY, a two-volume collection of the shonen horror classic by Kazuo Umezu weighing in at over a ...


Oh man... Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo is helping celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Shonen Sunday Magazine by releasing a year's worth of limited edition manga ...


I think it's important to point out that in the first issue of PiQ, the magazine calls its readership the following names: nerds, dorks, geeks, ...


The thing about Japan is, it's where I've always wanted to go, and having been there, part of me thinks that it's where I want ...


Tokyo Is My Garden By Benoit Peeters and Frederik Boilet, with Jiro Taniguchi $18.99, 152 pages Published by Fanfare/Ponent Mon http://www.ponentmon.com/new_pages/english/princ.html Brigid at Mangablog called me out regarding my appreciation ...


Nakano Broadway Mall is pretty darned cool. Located at Nakano JR Station just a few stops from Shinjuku, Nakano is your typical Japanese mall, except ...


In a confluence of fortuitous circumstances, Mal is doing the cover to the March issue of Shojo Beat, which is dropping in (I think) a ...


Just as an FYI, we're down to 5 copies left of the new edition of Tekkon Kinkreet by Taiyo Matsumoto here at The Beguiling, from ...


Hey there! Welcome back to the photo-tour of my trip to Japan. In case you're just joining us, it took place between the 3rd and ...


I just re-read Frederik Peeters, Frederic Boilet, and Jiro Taniguchi's Tokyo Is My Garden from Fanfare/Ponent-Mon. It's really good, surprisingly good even. I've heard less ...


I got my hands on a copy of the media kit for ADV's new magazine PiQ. Since I didn't see any note of this over ...


Copyright (c) 2006-2008 Kyoto International Manga Museum. All Rights Reserved. One of the most interesting stops on my trip was on the relatively recently opened Kyoto ...